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Thursday 24 May 2012

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Lawrence Pollard

Today's programme includes: Pritzker Architecture Prize, Circle of Sound, Women's Arts Collective

Photo shows Ningbo History Museum, 2003-2008, Ningbo, China
Photo by Lv Hengzhong


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  • Pritkzer Prize 2012

    Wang Shu, a 48 year old Chinese architect has won the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize and the official ceremony will be held in Beijing on 25 May.

  • Circle of Sound

    Soumik Datta and Bernhard Schimpelsberger create a blend of Indian and European sounds on their debut album, which is recorded with an assortment of musical guests.

  • Women's Arts Collective

    The No Man's Land project has been set up by six women in New Delhi with the aim of providing a space for artists, writers and designers from across the south Asian region.



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